Public Affairs · Strategic Communication

Whatever Happened to “Real Men Don’t Eat Quiche”?


A friend asked me this question today, on Facebook: “Whatever Happened to “Real Men Don’t Eat Quiche“? ” A bit of background about me that most of you probably don’t know.  I’m considered by some to be a macho kind of a guy, I wrestled in high school, went into Special Forces in the Army,… Continue reading Whatever Happened to “Real Men Don’t Eat Quiche”?

Information operations · Strategic Communication

Confessions of a Strategic Communicator – By Rosa Brooks | Foreign Policy


BY ROSA BROOKS | DECEMBER 6, 2012 I must have sinned egregiously during a past life, because when I arrived at the Pentagon in spring 2009, I was handed responsibility for the can of worms known as “strategic communication.” I was a newly minted political appointee in the Office of the Secretary of Defense’s policy… Continue reading Confessions of a Strategic Communicator – By Rosa Brooks | Foreign Policy

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Pentagon Abandons Strategic Communication? | The Public Diplomacy Council


Pentagon Abandons Strategic Communication? Author: Brian Carlson Tuesday, December 18th 2012 http://www.publicdiplomacycouncil.org/commentaries/12-18-12/pentagon-abandons-strategic-communication A couple of public diplomacy colleagues have asked me what we should think of the Pentagon memo issued earlier this month, the one that seems to say Strategic Communication is out. Over. Finished. “What did you say?” Does this mean the end of… Continue reading Pentagon Abandons Strategic Communication? | The Public Diplomacy Council